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It's been 3 years that this award rewards the most original fiction program to be aired on radio. It's a one of a kind award for Luxembourg and the Greater Region. This year it is themed around great expectations: a broad topic which can be approached in various ways and literary genres, like science-fiction, polar, documentary or even satire.
The World Happiness Report (WHR) has been published annually since 2012, at the request of the United Nations. It ranks all the countries in the world according to their overall level of happiness. This years there are 155 countries in the ranking, and the Grand Duchy is well placed.
From 22 to 26 March, a breath of fresh air will be blowing through the halls at Luxexpo, which have been renamed "Luxexpo The Box". In addition to a change in identity for the site, the traditional spring fair has also had a thorough makeover. As it was felt to be out-of-date and lacking in momentum - the concept has been totally reworked. The new fair, renamed SPRINGBREAK LUXEMBOURG, will now last five days, rather than nine days as in the past. And it's being held earlier in the season.
Since the year 2008, the Ouni Pestiziden (without pesticides) campaign informs the public of the harmful impact that pesticides have on our environment and promotes the use of harmless alternatives. This years slogan: "It's your choice! Less poison, more biodiversity – a life without pesticides!», the campaign invites municipalities, citizens and companies to take part in the pesticide action week from 20th to 30th March 2017.
In its analysis, S&P emphasised the flourishing character of Luxembourg's economy, the efficiency of its institutions and public governance, as well as the prudent budget policy pursued by the Government. The agency is anticipating average GDP growth of 3.4% for the period 2017-2020. In particular, it expects a strengthening of household consumption following the implementation of the 2017 tax reform.
No fewer than 38 restaurants – including three with stars – invite you to treat your senses at very reasonable prices, from 17 to 26 March 2017. Gourmets of all ages can take advantage of the event to (re-)discover some superb dishes by top chefs.
The Luxembourgish survey and opinion poll institute TNS Ilres has just published the results of a study of the transport habits of Luxembourgers carried out in February 2017, with particular regard to taxis.